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Diet, Nutrients, and Bone Health

Edited by John J.B. Anderson, Sanford C. Garner, Philip J. Klemmer

© 2012 – CRC Press

566 pages | 91 B/W Illus.

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Presenting recent advancements in research findings and the resulting new schools of thought on the physiology of human bone, this comprehensive reference examines information on dietary pattern and specific nutrients in bone health. Written by experts in the areas of nutrition, bone function, and medicine, chapters include research on a variety of bone-related topics including effects of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants; dietary requirements; physical exercise; bone hormones; lifestyle and effects through the life cycle; race and ethnicity; and prevention of bone diseases including osteopenia and osteoporosis.

Table of Contents




Diet and Bone

Overview of Relationships between Diet and Bone John J.B. Anderson

Role of Lifestyle Factors in Bone Health John J.B. Anderson and Philip J. Klemmer

Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Recruitment Sumithra K. Urs and Clifford J. Rosen

Skeletal Tissues and Mineralization Sanford C. Garner and John J.B. Anderson

Optimizing the Skeletal Benefits of Mechanical Loading and Exercise Stuart J. Warden and Robyn K. Fuchs

Hormone Actions in the Regulation of Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism David A. Ontjes

Renal Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Ions Philip J. Klemmer and John J.B. Anderson

Effects of Specific Nutrients on Bone

Calcium and Bone John J.B. Anderson, Sanford C. Garner, and Philip J. Klemmer

Inorganic Phosphorus: Do Higher Dietary Levels Affect Phosphorus Homeostasis and Bone? 141Mona S. Calvo

Vitamin D and Bone Michael F. Holick

Vitamin A and Bone Håkan Melhus

Vitamin K and Bone Cees Vermeer and Marjo H.J. Knapen

The Iron Factor in Bone Development Denis M. Medeiros and Erika Bono

Micronutrients and Bone Elizabeth Grubert and Jeri W. Nieves

Dietary Protein’s Impact on Skeletal Health Anna K. Surdykowski, Anne M. Kenney, Karl L. Insogna, and Jane E. Kerstetter

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Bone Metabolism Bruce A. Watkins, Kevin Hannon, Mark F. Seifert, and Yong Li

Is There a Role for Dietary Potassium in Bone Health? Susan Joyce Whiting

AcidBase Balance Susan A. Lanham-New

Antioxidants and Bone Health Martin Kohlmeier

Effects of Life Cycle Changes on Bone

Diet and Bone Changes in Pregnancy and Lactation Frances A. Tylavsky

Calcium Intake Influences the Bone Response to Exercise in Growing Children Bonny L. Specker, Ramu Sudhagoni, and Natalie W. Thiex

Obesity, Adipose Tissue, and Bone Sue A. Shapses, Norman K. Pollock, and Richard D. Lewis

Exercise and Skeletal Growth Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones and R.A. Faulkner

Peak Bone Mass: Influence of Nutrition and Lifestyle Variables Jennifer L. Bedford and Susan I. Barr

Calcium, Other Nutrients, Exercise, and Bone Health in Twins John D. Wark

Nutrition and Bone in Young Adults Christel Lamberg-Allardt and Merja Kärkkäinen

Nutrition and Bone Health in Older Adults Connie W. Bales, Kenlyn R. Young, and John J.B. Anderson

R ace, Ethnicity, and Bone

Bone Growth in African Children and Adolescents Ann Prentice, Kate A. Ward, Inez Schoenmakers, and Gail R. Goldberg

Skeletal Racial Differences Felicia Cosman and Jeri W. Nieves

Nutrition and Bone Health of the Japanese Takuo Fujita

Diet and Bone Health of the Chinese Population Suzanne C. Ho and Yu-ming Chen

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

Prevention of Bone Loss with Exercise Anna Nordström and Peter Nordström

The BoneVascular Axis in Chronic Kidney Disease Philip J. Klemmer and John J.B. Anderson

Contribution of Clinical Risk Factors to the Assessment of Hip Fracture Risk and Treatment Decision Making Guizhou Hu, Martin M. Root, and John J.B. Anderson


Nutrition and Bone Health: Promotion of Bone Gain and Prevention of Bone Loss across the Life Cycle John J.B. Anderson, Philip J. Klemmer, and Sanford C. Garner


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition
MEDICAL / Orthopedics
MEDICAL / Surgery / General